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Anti-war single aims for the top

Issue No. 2031

A group of anti-war musicians has released a cover version of Edwin Starr’s classic War (What Is It Good For?) as a download-only single – with the aim of taking their message to the top of the charts in the new year.

The group, called Ugly Rumours – the same name as Tony Blair’s old college band – will donate 20p to Stop the War from every single sold.

Respect MP George Galloway makes an appearance in the single’s video. You can download it from his website at

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Sat 16 Dec 2006, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 2031
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